Free Things That Will Take Your Jamaican Vacation To The Next Level

Let’s talk about Jamaica, shall we? It is one of the most beautiful places on the planet, and has the culture to boot. I’m ashamed to say that for someone who loves warm weather,  this year was the first time that I had the pleasure of visiting the country.  And let’s just say that there is a lot more to the country than Bob Marley- although he is pretty fantastic.

The Caribbean is the only part of the world that I suggest all-inclusive trips for.  Not only are you pretty much taken care of the entire time that you’re there, but it allows you to relax, and enjoy the little piece of paradise without having to worry about pesky things like money. Also, when considering the cost of food, flight, and hotel, and accommodations, you really can’t beat the all inclusive prices.

That said, if you find yourself in Jamaica, like I did, and want to explore the world outside your resort, and get to know the country a bit better without spending money I would suggest the following activities.

 

Jamaica-rainfall

Volunteer:

This is organized and run by the Rockhouse Hotel Negril, and  was by far the most rewarding part of my trip to Jamaica. The Rockhouse Foundation has made it really easy for you to get involved in the community. I had the pleasure of reading to a class at a school. Not only did it totally remind of my days as a Sunday School teacher, but it allowed me to get acquainted with the education system and standards. Don’t worry if teaching isn’t your thing, there are tons of activities that you can partake in.

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How to Save Money on Food While Travelling

I am a traveller by nature. I crave the thrill of the unknown and am planning to take a 5 month sabbatical to wander through South America to discover things that I haven’t even thought of yet. Travelling, however, is not a cheap hobby. In fact, it is most likely my most expensive indulgence. Most people travel and don’t pay attention to the cheap options that are in front of them when they are abroad, and end up spending twice as much as they really need to .

How to save money on food while travelling

Don’t get me wrong, I’m all for experiencing and indulging when I travel (hello, macaroons, and gelato!), but I also think that having a food budget allows you to take in more activities.  For example, I rather spend my mom on a football match than an overpriced lunch.

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4 Neighborhoods to Stay in When You Visit San Francisco 

San Francisco welcomes nearly 17 million travelers every year, making it one of the most popular tourist destinations in the United States. The City by the Bay has some beautiful neighborhoods, but which one is right for your vacation?

 

San Francisco Travel, what to do in San Francisco

 

1. Fisherman’s Wharf is Fishy Fun

 

Most visitors to San Francisco have Fisherman’s Wharf on their itinerary, but you needn’t make a special effort to visit if you base yourself in this buzzing neighbourhood.

Choose a room with kitchen facilities, like the penthouse suite in The Wharf Inn, and buy a fresh catch to cook in your room, or let the pros at the local seafood restaurants work their magic. Charter boats take tourists from the wharf to local attractions including Alcatraz, Angel Island, and other points of interest around San Francisco Bay. Meet local marine life at Aquarium of the Bay or look for sea lions and gulls near the pier.

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Holidays With The Girls

A holiday with friends is a must for any friend group. They provide laughter, tears – a whole lot of tears – and best of all, lasting memories.

Now Hollywood obviously works in hyperboles and any Hollywood film about girls holidaying is of course taken to the extreme, but, you do find a lot out about yourself and your friends when abroad.

Seven days is all you need for an adventure so make sure you embark on one with your friends before boyfriends turn into fiancés. Below are an array of destinations that you and your mates could travel to for a unique and more importantly brilliant holiday.

 

Baden-Baden

Located in south-western Germany, Baden-Baden is an eclectic mix of pampering and partying. The town is noted for two things: its casino and its world famous spas. The casino attracts some of the richest men from all of Europe and the parties thrown there are lavish, opulent and best of all, notorious. You would never have partied in such style like you would have had in Baden-Baden, so it is little wonder that numerous magazines name Baden-Baden as their casino of the month and others have lauded it with the title of the world’s greatest casino.

BADEN-BADEN

Then there is the spa, which is the perfect place to relax and return to normality after a heavy night of partying.  The water rises from 6,500 feet underground, reaching temperature between 50-68° on the way to surface. The minerals acquired by the waters ascension are vast: sodium, lithium, caesium, silica, boric acid, manganese, magnesium, as well as traces of cobalt, zinc and copper. There aren’t enough hours in the day to tell you just how beneficial they are for you.

The spa treatments are the best in the world, as to be expected when you have the cleansing water that Baden-Baden has, but, for a spa town it certainly knows how to party. Expect to see £10,000 bottles of Krug going everywhere.

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